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Couture Design Award winners honored

The Couture community celebrated the best of the best in design at the Couture Design Awards held in the Encore Ballroom on Saturday night.

    After spending the first few days of the show perusing vitrines filled with jewelry and timepieces submitted to the competition, Couture retailers and exhibitors placed their votes for their favorite pieces in 10 categories, while jewelry editors selected their own designer favorite—Arman Sarkisyan—in the “Editor’s Choice” category.

    In the Timepieces/Watches category, Erica Courtney snagged first place, with Gergé Swiss in second and Fendi in third. IsabelleFa came in first in the Platinum category, followed by Henrich & Denzel.

Best in Bridal went to Kamofie, with Katharine James in second and Mark Patterson in third.

In the Diamond category, Mattia Cielo came in tops, followed by Moritz Glik and Hulchi Belluni. The Diamond 20+ winner was La Reina, followed by Gebrüder Schaffrath and Nam Cho. Arunashi won for best in Colored Gems, with Federica in second and Kara Ross in third.

Best in Colored Gems 20K+ went to Damiani, followed by Monique Péan then Wendy Yue. Editor’s Choice winner Arman also took home best in Silver, followed by Armenta, and then Lois Hill and Atelier Zobel tied for third. Autore won best in Pearls, followed by Yvel in second and Yael Sonia in third.

Finally, Heather Moore won for best in Gold, followed by Paolo Costagli and Elena Votsi.

Winners by Category …

TIME PIECES/ WATCHES:
1st    Erica Courtney
2nd    GergÉ Swiss
3rd    Fendi

 SILVER:
1st    Arman
2nd    Armenta
3rd    (tie) Lois Hill
    and Atelier Zobel

 BRIDAL:
1st    Kamofie
2nd    Katharine James
3rd    Mark Patterson

 DIAMONDS:
1st    Mattia Cielo
2nd    Moritz Glik
3rd    Hulchi Belluni

 DIAMONDS 20K+:
1st    La Reina
2nd    GebrÜder Schaffrath
3rd    Nam Cho

COLORED GEMSTONES:
1st    Arunashi
2nd    Federica
3rd    Kara Ross

 COLORED GEMSTONES 20K+:
1st    Damiani
2nd    Monique PÉan
3rd    Wendy Yue

 PEARLS:
1st    Autore
2nd    Yvel
3rd    Yael Sonia

 GOLD:
1st    Heather Moore
2nd    Paolo Costagli
3rd    Elena Votsi

PLATINUM:
1st    IsabelleFa
2nd    Henrich & Denzel

EDITORS’ CHOICE:
Arman
 

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